Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte

Academic Center, 801 West Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
  • The Charlotte Campus offers bachelors, associate and certificate programs. Located in financial center of the New South, home to 299 Fortune 500 companies, the campus offers links to local, national and global industry in a modern, fast-paced university setting. Our pioneering approach to academics combines classroom education with industry-specific skills. Our academic programs blend the theoretical with the practical and are designed with industry input, so you?ll graduate with the knowledge and skills employers are seeking. We'll provide you with hands-on learning in small classroom settings, training on industry-specific software, leadership development and community service opportunities, a faculty with significant industry experience, the opportunity to take classes in your major in your first term, innovative concentrations, opportunities to study overseas. One-third of your coursework will consist of arts and sciences classes, so you'll develop the critical thinking, analytical and communications skills necessary for long-term career progression. At our Providence Campus, we also offer graduate programs in education and business.
School Highlights
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte serves 2,255 students (98% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the state community college average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is one of 5 community colleges within Mecklenburg County, NC.
  • The nearest community college to Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is Central Piedmont Community College (1.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte places among the top 20% of community colleges in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty100 staff139 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,255 students2,380 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:119:1
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# Full-Time Students2,207 students1,019 students
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# Part-Time Students48 students1,361 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-136
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
6%
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% Black
22%
21%
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% White
44%
62%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
25%
6%
Diversity Score0.690.56
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,800$27,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $28,539 is more than the state average of $16,515. The private state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$28,539$16,515
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$27,000$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,980$6,000
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Acceptance Rate69%69%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Charlotte community colleges have a diversity score of 0.61, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Charlotte is Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.